Gardaí continue to question man as post-mortem completed on assault victim in Kilkenny

Gardaí continue to question man as post-mortem completed on assault victim in Kilkenny

Update: A post-mortem has been completed on the body of the 46-year-old man who died as a result of a fatal assault in Kilkenny city yesterday.

Gardaí have said the results of the post-mortem will not be disclosed for operational reasons.

They are continuing to question a man, aged in his 30s, who was arrested in connection with this incident.

Earlier: Man dies following assault in Kilkenny

A man who was seriously injured in an assault in Kilkenny yesterday morning has died.

The 46-year-old sustained a head injury during the incident which occurred around 4am at a house on Castlecomer Road in Kilkenny city.

He was taken to St Luke's Hospital but died during the night.

A post-mortem is expected to take place later today.

A man in his 30s and woman in her 20s were arrested in relation to the assault.

The woman has since been released without charge, while the man remains in custody for further question by Gardaí.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information, particularly any motorists who may have dash cam footage from the area between 3am and 6am yesterday, to contact Kilkenny Garda Station on 056-7775000.

More on this topic

Gardaí warn public of 'banking' scam which can empty accounts in minutesGardaí warn public of 'banking' scam which can empty accounts in minutes

Investigation launched after baby dies in 'unexplained circumstances' in WaterfordInvestigation launched after baby dies in 'unexplained circumstances' in Waterford

Gardaí paid €4.7m to private companies to tow and store cars in 2019Gardaí paid €4.7m to private companies to tow and store cars in 2019

Man killed after being hit by truck following car crash in CorkMan killed after being hit by truck following car crash in Cork


More in this Section

Methadone patients four times more likely to overdose in month following treatment ending, study findsMethadone patients four times more likely to overdose in month following treatment ending, study finds

John Delaney joined as notice party to ODCE application in relation to seized FAI documentsJohn Delaney joined as notice party to ODCE application in relation to seized FAI documents

Court upholds decision to issue deportation order against man convicted of smuggling cocaineCourt upholds decision to issue deportation order against man convicted of smuggling cocaine

Gardaí warn public of 'banking' scam which can empty accounts in minutesGardaí warn public of 'banking' scam which can empty accounts in minutes


Lifestyle

Congrats to winners at the recent Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards.The Menu: Serving up the latest food news

The singer is no stranger to sporting an array of pastel nail polishes.7 times Harry Styles had the perfect manicure

Gareth Cotter-Stone explores the magical city on the west coast of Ireland.Why you should visit Galway, European Capital of Culture 2020

Our cat is recovering from a respiratory tract infection following treatment at a veterinary clinic. His energy levels are low.Natural health: My cat's energy levels are low

More From The Irish Examiner